how to lay decking on a slope

How to Build a Deck on a Slope

Attach a string to each post and extend it to where you want the opposing side of the deck to be located. Leave the strings there, then mark on the ground where the support posts should go. Dig two more support holes for the other end of the deck at the low end of the slope. Now install two long deck post beams in these holes.【Get Price】

How to build decking on a slope in the UK - Savoy Timber

On the first board, screw in one side first, and then the other. Ensure you lay it straight, as this will be the guide for all other boards! When you lay the second board be sure to include your expansion gap of 5mm to 8mm between each board. We recommend using a spacer or extra piece of wood to slide down between the boards to ensure it’s even.【Get Price】

How to Plan Lay a Deck |

When drilling, mark out all pilot holes to ensure your fixings are as accurate as possible. Sand cut ends of timber to remove splinters. If you need to cut a board lengthways, do it with either a handsaw or circular saw, and place it at the area of least through traffic. Then, lay your deck boards from the opposite end.【Get Price】